NAME: Avalyne Diotte
OCCUPATION:Uh, I wear a few hats: Health + Lifestyle coach @ Awfully Gorgeous, Owner + Yoga instructor @ Santosha Yoga, VP Communications @ ArrowMight Canada
WHERE YOU HEADING: To a meeting (on a hot Ottawa summer day!)
WHAT ARE YOU RIDING: Bianchi Pista Via Condotti
WHY DO YOU RIDE:Because I love outdoor exercise. And because there is nothing more perfect than being part of the energy of the city streets and the peace of the country air.
IF YOU COULD CHANGE ONE THING ABOUT BIKING IN OTTAWA WHAT WOULD IT BE:More of it. I lust after a more European use of two wheeled objects — more bicycle paths and streets filled with cyclists commuting and navigating the urban sprawl.
WHAT ARE YOU WEARING:
- Shorts:Oat + Fort
- Jacket: Zara
- Shirt: Zara
- Purse: Hermès
- Shoes: some awesome little no-name shoe store in NYC
- Bracelets: vintage
FAVOURITE SPOTS TO BIKE: Along the Ottawa River parkway, climbing the Gatineau hills, through city streets
FAVOURITE PLACE TO STOP AFTER A RIDE:Anywhere with lemonade, espresso and a picnic.